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WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump says he wants Nauert as next UN ambassador

WASHINGTON— The Latest on who could be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (all times local): 9:40 a.m. President Donald Trump says he’ll nominate State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert (NOW’-urt) to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Trump describes Nauert to reporters as “very talented” and “very smart.” Nauert is … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump says he wants Nauert as next UN ambassador

WASHINGTON | Whitaker gets cool reception from Trump as acting AG

WASHINGTON — At week’s end, Matthew Whitaker’s future at the helm of the Justice Department appeared uncertain at best as President Donald Trump denied even knowing the man he had named acting attorney general just two days earlier. The Senate’s top Republican predicted a permanent replacement could be named soon for Whitaker, who is now … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Whitaker gets cool reception from Trump as acting AG